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Wavecom to provide wireless technology for next-generation mobile phones from Chinese computer giant Legend
September 10, 2003
ISSY-LES-MOULINEAUX, France and HONG KONG -- Wavecom SA (Nasdaq:WVCM)(Euronext: AVM)(ISIN: FR0000073066) today announced that it will provide its wireless technology to Legend, China's largest personal computer maker and a rising star in the dynamic Chinese mobile handset market.
Legend has selected Wavecom's Compact Phones Development Lab, with the WISMO Pac P3206 hardware platform, for its new G628 mobile telephone. The handset will feature GPRS Class 10, a dual color LCD, 32-chord polyphonic ring tones and WAP capabilities. Legend, which entered the mobile handset business for the first time in 2002, expects the G628 to be available in the third quarter of 2003.
Didier Dutronc, General Manager of Wavecom Asia Pacific Limited, commented: "With a superior brand recognition and a deep knowledge of marketing, product planning and channel management, Legend is perfectly positioned to capture a great share of the Chinese mobile handset market, which we are convinced will be dominated by local brands. We are extremely pleased that Legend chose to partner with Wavecom in order to leverage this strategically important business opportunity, and we look forward to contributing to their success."
Wavecom's Compact Phones Development Lab is a complete wireless technology solution designed to enable customers to bring compact, feature-rich mobile telephones to market quickly and easily. It provides a complete suite of software, hardware, development tools and services that combines ease of integration with great design flexibility for the developer.
Legend Group Ltd.
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